The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 45 82 101
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 50 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.99% 1.62% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 1.94% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 6
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
889 825 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.63% 83.76% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 778 739 830
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 8 £36,750 -
West Malling - 3 £24,000 -
Dover 0 2 - -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 69 (79.31%) Regression Testing
1 69 (79.31%) Test Scripting
2 67 (77.01%) User Acceptance Testing
3 58 (66.67%) Finance
3 58 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 58 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
4 50 (57.47%) ISEB
5 37 (42.53%) SDLC
6 36 (41.38%) ISTQB
7 20 (22.99%) AS400
8 17 (19.54%) SQL
9 14 (16.09%) System Testing
10 13 (14.94%) Software Testing
11 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.49%) HTML
12 10 (11.49%) Selenium
12 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
12 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
13 9 (10.34%) Line Management
13 9 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (10.34%) Automation Testing
13 9 (10.34%) HP
14 8 (9.20%) Test Management
14 8 (9.20%) QA
14 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (9.20%) Banking
14 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
15 7 (8.05%) MS Office
15 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
15 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.05%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Selenium
2 6 (6.90%) JIRA
3 5 (5.75%) HP UFT
3 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.30%) JMeter
5 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.15%) TestComplete
General
1 58 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (81.61%) Analyst
2 64 (73.56%) Test Analyst
3 26 (29.89%) Senior Analyst
3 26 (29.89%) Senior Test Analyst
4 23 (26.44%) Financial Analyst
5 21 (24.14%) Service Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 10 (11.49%) Test Manager
8 8 (9.20%) Senior Financial Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Junior
10 5 (5.75%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Junior Test Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Selenium Tester
12 2 (2.30%) Banking Analyst
12 2 (2.30%) Manual Test Analyst
13 1 (1.15%) Automation Test Analyst
13 1 (1.15%) QA Engineer
13 1 (1.15%) Senior QA Engineer
13 1 (1.15%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) HTML
2 6 (6.90%) XML
3 4 (4.60%) CSS
3 4 (4.60%) DOM
3 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.99%) AS400
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (79.31%) Regression Testing
1 69 (79.31%) Test Scripting
2 67 (77.01%) User Acceptance Testing
3 58 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 58 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
4 37 (42.53%) SDLC
5 14 (16.09%) System Testing
6 13 (14.94%) Software Testing
7 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
7 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.34%) Automation Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Line Management
9 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Test Management
10 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (6.90%) BDD
12 5 (5.75%) Defect Management
12 5 (5.75%) Scrum
12 5 (5.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (57.47%) ISEB
2 36 (41.38%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.90%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) HP
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle